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to hold a candlelight vigil for 13- year-old janell conway allen. you will recall his body was found last week close to a park. this morning police announced a death in her killing. police are still withholding key details about the case. noelle. >> reporter: frank and so is the district attorney. the d.a. held a quick media conference here at the solano news conference to address charges against this man. his name is anthony lamar jones. police arrested him early this morning. within the last hour or so, the ktvu crew that was at the house believed to be belonged to jones saw several investigators pulling out computers and items from this home. there's a lot of questions about investigations and very few details. >> the murder of a 13-year-old girl assaults the very core of who we are and what we stand for as a community. >> reporter: tonight the solano county district attorney announced murder charges against this man 32-year-old anthony lamar jones. police arrested jones at 7:00 in morning for the killing of 13-year-old janelle conway allen. a passer by found her naked body at a fairfi
accused of killing janell conway allen pled not guilty. anthony jones is charged of sexual assault and with murder. he will appear again in court later this month. mien while a funeral was held for the victim today. the body was found on saturday. >> reporter: it was an emotional scene as 13-year-old janell conway allen of fairfield was laid to wrest here at the benetia city cemetery. the funeral was peaceful and quiet, no music, no singing. a gathering of family, friends and loved ones often embracing one another in this sorrowful event. tears were flowing as those here reflected upon the young girl losing her life at such an early age. >> this is a home to me. this is not to say goodbye this is a homecoming because she's going on to be with the lord. >> i've never had to experience this. >> reporter: janell's green valley middle school greg hubs. >> janell was a wonderful, honest, energetic child that will be greatly greatly missed. >> reporter: in benetia, kron4 news. >>> we have changing coming in the next 24 hours. we're going to be seeing increasing clouds tomorrow. a chance
:00. >> police are asking for help solving the murder of a 13-year-old girl. the body of janell conway allen was found friday morning near a local park. heather? >> we learned this after the noont fbi is now involved in the case but this press conference seemed to be held to say there is not much they can say. they're not releasing whether this is random. there is no suspect search. they're say they're having to weigh what information to release in the interest of protecting the family and of protecting the investigation. they don't want to release critical details that might be known only by them and the killer. this 13-year-old was seen thursday afternoon in the sassoon city area. a surveillance camera ra captured here in fairfield wear a gray sweater, blue jeans and a pink backpack. her unclothed body then found friday morning in fairfield allen wit park. police say they do have some evidence but they're not saying what it is. a police sargeant read a statement from the family. >> this has been a devastating tragedy we need to thank everyone for outpouring of support at the memorial. we'r
of janell conway allen. the teenager's naked body was found. tonight's vigil begins at 6:20 tonight at allen park. >>> meanwhile detectives in sonoma county say they are following several strong leads in tuesday's triple homicide. three men were found shot to death inside a in forestville. investigators link the killings to a botched marijuana deal. one of the men killed grew up in petaluma and was a avid snow border. they are also following leads on two other victims who were out of state. >>> happening now people on the east coast are prepare for a lot of snow. the snow has already started to fall. a dangerous blizzard will bring two to three feet of snow. emergency management teams are preparing for the worst. last night people rushed to stores to stock up on food, gas, and other supplies. >> we have a shovel. this is a pretty sturdy one. this should last us. the the one i have at home is horrible. >> some gas stations have already run out of gas. people are being urged to take the day off from work and stay at home. coming up at 5:09 we'll have a live report from boston with more on when
in fairfield on friday. he raped and killed janell conway allen. her body was found in a park on february 1st. police are not saying how jones crossed paths with the girl. >>> it happened yesterday afternoon on monterey street. the police officers from berkeley said they came to the richmond home to serve a search warrant when the dogs attacked them. police opened fire and killed the dogs when they attacked an officer. >>> the white house is unvailing details of president obama's plan to deal with the growing threat of cyber attacks. in his state of the union address, the president said power grids, financial institutions, and air traffic control systems are all targets. he signed an executive order calls for new standards to protect computer systems that run crucial infrastructure. the order also directs intelligence agencies to share classified threat information with the companies. >>> tomorrow afternoon a board will hear proposal to buy an unmanned drone. the sheriff wants to fly the aircraft over dangerous situations including hazardous spills, natural disasters, and standoffs. but they
her accused killer will be in court. funeral services are held today for the 13-year-old janell conway allen found dead at a popular fairfield park on 151 -- february 1. the suspect, am tone lamar jones will be arraign in court and faces kidnapping and raping and murder for her death. if convicted he could get the death penalty. >> a man accused of threatening senator yee did not enter a plea dug the first court appearance. the 45-year-old is accused of e-mail a death threat to the senator because of efforts to tighten gun control laws. investigators searched the house and found three assault weapons and they detonated explosive materials found at the house. >> east bay police are looking for a suspected gunman after he was not in a home they thought he was barricaded him. officers surrounded a house last night in berkeley. when they moved in at 1:00 o'clock a.m. the home was empty. police were looking for a man involved in an early argument where a shot was fired. officers found a car connected to the crime and took the suspected gunman's uncle into custody on a warrant. >> police are
in attendance. jones waived his right to a speedy preliminary hearing. janell conway allen will be buried at 1:00 here in benecia. reporting live, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> also new this morning, police and sheriff's deputies in santa clara county asking for you help trying to track down a serial bank robber. investigators say this man has hit five different banks in the last month. he's being described as a white male about 35 years old between 5'6" and 6'0". anybody with information on the case is asked to please call san jose police, santa clara police or the santa clara county sheriff's office. >>> expected in court today, the santa clara man accused of making death threats against state senator leland yee. yee says basham sent him an e-mail threatening to kill him if he did not stop his efforts against gun violence. chp officers say when they searched basham's home, they found dangerous materials used to make explosives. >>> we have new details this morning surrounding a deadly shooting and a car crash in las vegas that completely shuts down the busiest part of that famous strip.
. the vigil for 13-year-old janelle conway allen comes on the same day that police made an arrest for her murder. deborah villalon is live to tell us if that arrest is providing any comfort tonight. >> reporter: it comes one week after janelle conway allen was found in this park. anthony lamar jones, 32 is their sole suspect in the killing of the seventh grader. tonight janelle was remembered in the same spot that he was found. >> this place where violence occurred, we're reclaiming as a place of peace. >> reporter: a relief to the phaoupbty -- community, but for her family. >> why, why did this have to happen. >> reporter: a family member who did not know that janelle and her brother had been removed from her home and placed in foster care. >> i would like to say relief but it's not, the pain is too much. we're glad there's an arrest. we're glad he's off the streets he should have never touched her to begin with. >> reporter: janelle's foster parents were at the vigil, they said they loved her. at one point plucking her puncture out of the memorial and holding it tight. >> every day she
came to a violent end one week ago. the vigil for 13-year-old janelle conway allen comes on the same day that police made an arrest for her murder. deborah villalon is live to tell us if that arrest is providing any comfort tonight. >> reporter: it comes one week after janelle conway allen was found in this park. anthony lamar jones, 32 is their sole suspect in the killing of the seventh grader. tonight janelle was remembered in the same spot that he was found. >> this place where violence occurred, we're reclaiming as a place of peace. >> reporter: a relief to the phaoupbty -- community, but for her family. >> why, why did this have to happen. >> reporter: a family member who did not know that janelle and her brother had been removed from her home and placed in foster care. >> i would like to say relief but it's not, the pain is too much. we're glad there's an arrest. we're glad he's off the streets he should have never touched her to begin with. >> reporter: janelle's foster parents were at the vigil, they said they loved her. at one point plucking her puncture out of the memorial
today is the victim's funeral. a public funeral will be held today if janell conway allen at the benicia cemetery. the body was found three weeks ago in the park. she was last seen getting off the school bus. police have not said what they think the motive was. they do believe anthony lamar jones killed her. he is also accused of kidnap willing, lewd acts on a child, and rape and he could get the death penalty if convicted but the prosecution have not said if they will seek the death penalty. his wife has described him as a violent man saying she was afraid of him. she got a restraining order against him a few days before she disappeared. she described hip as violent and stubbed and was fearing for her life. he is due in court at 8:30 this morning and is held in jail without bail. >> new this morning when south africa, a stunning twist in the murder case facing "blade runner" oscar pistorius with the lead investigator facing his own legal trouble, attempted murder. oscar pistorius is losing a key sponsor here in the united states. abc7 news reporter is tracking all the developments from
-old janell conway allen, being held at 1:00 o'clock today, at the benicia city cemetery. the 7th grader was missing for a day before her body was found in court. the accused killer did not enter a plea when he was in court but now he is charged with murder and they added kidnapping, rape, and lewd acts on a child. because of the special circumstances he could be sentenced to death if he is convicted. he is due in court at 8:30 this morning and is being held in jail without bail. >> thank you very much. new this morning the lead investigator in the oscar pistorius case is facing attempted murder charges of his own. we could find out today if oscar pistorius is granted bail. katie marzullo has the latest from the newsroom. yesterday was not a good day for the prosecution. >> no, bombshell and a real blow to the case and also happening right now, cnn is reporting there was a threat in the courtroom and the judge cleared the courtroom because of that but moments later everyone was blot back in and the judge, oscar pistorius, with no mention of the threat. on we go with the defense attorneys
.com. >>> janell conway allen was found two weeks ago. janell attended green valley elementary school. the teen's mother also spoke briefly to us. >> my daughter was an awesome person. she changed a lot of people's lives, she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have been agreed to because of the settlement. >>> happening now, a protest at city college of san francisco where st
put up pictures and video of the collapse. just go to ktvu.com. >>> janell conway allen was found two weeks ago. janell attended green valley elementary school. the teen's mother also spoke briefly to us. >> my daughter was an awesome person. she changed a lot of people's lives, she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have been agreed to because of the settlement. >>
conway allen was laid to rest today in a quiet service on a grassy hillside. >> about 100 people attended this service here at the cemetery, mourners urged to remember the smiling happy teenager and all she meant to her family and friends. there was very little mentioned of how she died. >> full of so much energy. you though? just wanted everybody to be happy. >> the sister of the 13-year-old genelle conway allen tells us she will be her family and friends. >> she'll be like calm down, it's all good. matter what. i'm going to always be here. >> in a solemn service genelle was laid to rest in a white casket. the service comes three weeks after the girl's body was found in the fairfield park. >> i've never had to experience this. >> greg is the principal of green valley middle school where she was a bright, cheerful 7th grader. >> genelle was a wonderful, hy t will be greatly, greatly missed. >> those who knew her talked about her smile. >> she's a sweet young lady. you'd never know she had a sad bone in her body. when i knew her, she always smiled and laughed. >> genelle was living with he
's involved in this case and it has now been ruled a homicide. >> janel conway allen described her as a sweet and kind young girl. today police out there doing all the cap to find out who killed a 13 -year-old. >> we want to catch the people responsible for this crime and we want to make sure we can present an appropriate case to determine what happened. >> she was reported missing last thursday lesson 24 hours later her naked body was found in the sparking fear filled dumplings police will say how she died and today we went to the area where she was last seen. there are several surveillance cameras in that area of fact one capture this picture of janel ramis pink backpack. >> i was like i know that little girl, she is supposed to be so much one of my friends but a friend of the circle. >> reporter: that circle included her younger sister which was a good friend of janel's. >> race to take them out to eat and take them to the mom. >> reporter: police have not released any suspect information and the family released a statement which they think the public for their support and you'll hear more
are releasing very little information about the case including how 13-year-old janel conway allen died. her naked body was found last friday at allen witt park. fairfield police have set up a 24 hour tip line, and are asking anyone who knows anything about this case to please give them a call. >>> we have new details tonight about the triple homicide in sonoma county, including the names of the victims. ktvu's ken pritchett has more on the activity that authorities say prompted the shootings. >> reporter: behind the crime scene tape and out of sight from the road is the home on ross station road, where three bodies were found yesterday. the victims, 26-year-old rolly butler of petaluma, richard lieuen of new york, and todd clarkowski of colorado. the neighbor lives about a quarter mile away. he says riley butler was a friend of a friend. he didn't know him well. only heard that the shooting was linked to a drug deal gone bad. >> some fool just took their life, i don't know. >> reporter: the sheriff's department confirms the men were in this house for a drug deal. that all three victims were
-old janel conway allen died. her naked body was found last friday at allen witt park. fairfield police have set up a 24 hour tip line, and are asking anyone who knows anything about this case to please give them a call. >>> we have new details tonight about the triple homicide in sonoma county, including the names of the victims. ktvu's ken pritchett has more on the activity that authorities say prompted the shootings. >> reporter: behind the crime scene tape and out of sight from the road is the home on ross station road, where three bodies were found yesterday. the victims, 26-year-old rolly butler of petaluma, richard lieuen of new york, and todd clarkowski of colorado. the neighbor lives about a quarter mile away. he says riley butler was a friend of a friend. he didn't know him well. only heard that the shooting was linked to a drug deal gone bad. >> some fool just took their life, i don't know. >> reporter: the sheriff's department confirms the men were in this house for a drug deal. that all three victims were the buyers of a significant amount of pot. >> we believe these three were
to remember the life of janell conway allen. her body was found one week ago today. police are not revealing how she was skilled. tonight's vigil begins at 6:30. the community is asked to wear purple which was her favorite color. f >>> detectives in sonoma county say they are following several strong leads in tuesday's triple homicide. three men were found shot to death inside a home in forestville. investigators link the killings to a botched marijuana deal. one of the men killed grew up in petaluma and avid snow border. detectives went to truckee to interview other snow borders who knew him. they are also following leads on the other two victims that were out of state. >>> time is 5:38. muni warning commuters about a big jump in theft and electronics. there was an 83% increase in those thefts. more than 400 cell phones were stolen in 2012. and over half of the robberies involve some kind of stolen electronic device. >>> we want to go back over to sal. check in on the traffic. you reported a few things. spinouts and such. >> when it's wet we have higher incident of collisions out there. let
conway allen of suisun city. it was one week ago that she was found murdered in a park. vick lee explains what he has learned since the arrest was announced. >> go to bed at nature and wake up in the morning first think we think about is that little girl and i'm grateful that they found this person. >> sense of relief from people we spoke with here in fairfiel fairfield. relief that police now have the murder suspect. >> anthony la mar jones 32 years old. he was arrested early this morning at his mother's apartment in this residential complex near the 1100 block of east taiber avenue. neighbor told us an officer knocked on the door at around 6:30. >> asked me question. show me pictures of a man that they thought was the perpetrator and showed me pictures of the girl. asked if i of have ever been to crown barber. >> that turned out to be amen hair style shop that jones reportedly started here at the shopping maul last year with several other associates. places appeared here early this morning during the operation. they took evidence from the shop and boarded up the window and door. jo
on friday. he raped and killed janell conway allen. now police are not saying how jones crossed paths with the girl but they do say he acted alone. >>> time is 6:17. crest more elementary school facing a threat of closure. the superintendent is recommending closing crestmoor by june 30th. if effected the students would be moved to rolling wood elementary. they say that closing the school would save about $200,000 a year. last year the district recommended closing crestmoor but kept it open after the public spoke out. >>> this spring a big event in the cycling world will have its dramatic finish in the bay area for the very first time. how local businesses plan to celebrate and cash in on the amjan tour. >>> 6:18 is the time. sal, hopefully traffic is not too exciting. >> we want it to be nice and boring. like some of my parties. >> welsh you know. >> never. >> i'm just kidding. no, i have great parties. the traffic is move along relatively well. moving along pretty well on 80. it has been as pam and dave eluded to kind of a morning we started off on the bad foot but now we're back. th
-old anthony lamar jones of fairfield on friday. they say he raped and killed janelle conway allen. her bod day was found in a fairfield park on february 1st. police are not saying how jones came in contact with the girl but they do say he acted alone. >>> 8:48. we're following overnight news from the east bay. police are investigating a high- speed chase that ended in a crash early this morning. it started in antioch and ended in pittsburg. police say three people were in a stolen car, going more than 100 miles an hour when it crashed at the harper street offramp. those three people suffered minor injuries. the 32-year-old female driver is now behind bars. >> the suspect has a history. i don't have the full criminal history in front of me but she has a history of auto theft and had warrants for her arrest. i'm not sure what the warrants are right now. police say the woman was wearing a wig leading police to think she may have been trying to disguise her identity. >> the antioch police chief admits he's frustrated by the staffing level of his department. there are currently 88 sworn police offi
is scheduled for court. anthony lamarr jones is charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of janelle conway allen. she was found earlier this month. jones is scheduled to appear in court this thursday. if found guilty, prosecutors say he could be eligible for the death penalty. he's being held without pail. >>> morgan hill police are looking for two men who they say robbed a 7/11. it happened after 2:00 a.m. last wednesday morning at the store on main avenue. police say two men, one armed with a semi-automatic gun, the other with a metal bat stole money and lottery tickets before running away. both were wearing dark clothes, gloves and ski masks. no one was injured during the alleged robbery. >>> new information about the deadly valentine's day shooting at the home of oscar pistorius. cnn is reporting that his girlfriend, model reeva steevkamp, was shot four times through a bathroom door. pistorius reportedly picked her up and carried her downstairs while she was alive. there are also reports that banned steroids were found inside the home. s&p's agent says he's -- oscar pistorius's agent s
. she had a lot of spirit. >> reporter: the victim's name is janell allen, but she went by janell conway. they say she has bounced around from richmond to vallejo. they say that janell has endured struggles related to her natural mother, but they didn't want to elaborate. >> she always had a smile on her face. >> reporter: she was last seen getting off the bus stop after school on thursday. the next morning, her naked body was found dumped in allen witt park in fairfield. >> you take a baby and you just dump her like she's a piece of garbage. and she wasn't. she was a human being. >> reporter: the fairfield police department has sealed all information related to janell's murder. so it is still unclear who did this, how they killed her, and why. family members are planning a vigil friday evening. >>> even though they didn't bring home the lombardi trophy, the 49ers got a homecoming fit for championships. colin kaepernick waved to fans who welcomed the team home. hundreds more fans showed up at team headquarters up the road in santa clara.
jones when the teenager, janelle conway allen disappeared last week but they won't say why he was a suspect. the county share's office says the fair mooeld man is charged with kidnapping, rape and lewd acts with a child. meanwhile, hundreds of people from fairfield gathered at allen whit park last night to remember janelle. she was a foster child who went missing from her home last thursday. fighting back tears, her biological father says his daughter was full of life and loved sports. their last visit was about a year ago. >> i love her with all my heart. i stay with her kids and the kids and crystal for about a week. and, you know, we played. >> fun-loving little girl that loved to dance, sing, write poetry. just play. that's how i remember her, running the streets on her bicycle. >> that's tough. funeral services are expected to be held next week. as for her suspected killer, jones is due in court on wednesday. >>> a parolee who managed to escape from san jose police on wednesday is back in custody wednesday. officers found anthony sanchez sleeping inside a stolen truck in
. janelle conway allen was last seen thursday afternoon near east taber afternoon and grande circle in fairfield. police will have more information on the investigation later today. >>> and a patriotic tradition will continue at the el cerrito city council. leaders will recite the pledge of allegiance before meetings, but it has decided to offer a moment of silence for those who opt out. >>> we have your traffic and weather coming up after the break. stay right there. this is speeding. this is in a rush. this is fast food. this is accelerating. and this is happening too fast. this is the express lane. getting a ticket. and this is the fast track. this is the fastest in-home wi-fi for all rooms, all devices, all the time. this is xfinity internet. call or click to get started today. xfinity. the future of awesome. ♪ ♪ the freshenator. the buddy system. the do si go. the two-handed tango. el cleaño. [ female announcer ] nothing leaves you feeling cleaner and fresher than the cottonelle care routine. try it. then name it. >>> good morning. not seeing any maj
was arrested last week. jones is accused of killing 13-year-old janel conway allen. her body was found on february 1 in a park in fairfield. police haven't said what evidence led them to jones. let's turn to better news. how about the forecast? here's a look with christina loren. >> good morning to you. pretty good-looking day. it's cold enough for a coat. 38 degrees in sunny vail. 46 in oakland. 43 degrees in san francisco. we head throughout noon, temperatureses will be comfortable. ditch the jacket. 59 at lunchtime. we'll round out the day in the mid to upper 60s. not even hitting the warmest part of the week yet. 69 bay side. at the coast on friday, 66 comfortable degrees. hard to believe we are in winter. 7:57. want to check the rush hour drive with anthony. >> we are looking at the typical slow downs in places like the bay bridge toll plaza. also in the east bay 880 specifically at washington on the northbound area. looking at a disabled vehicle. both lanes slow going all the way from oakland. saratoga on 85 northbound there is an accident. even on 280, 101, typical slow downs as
to find out how janelle conway allen's body wound up at a fairfield park friday. fafld police say their case is moving forward but investigators aren't ready to reveal what they have uncovered about any potential suspects or a motive. >>> we'll take a look at the forecast and the roads of the break. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. >>> taking a live look, very ominous sky overhead here from high atop san bruno mountain. we have some rain and showers to show you on the radar. getting the bulk of moisture in places like oakland. all this moisture starting to slam down on the peninsula making for a rough drive. all this moisture is headed toward the south bay as we head throughout ab
saved other's lives. >> reporter: family and friends gathered to remember conway allen. her mother spoke briefly to us. >> my daughter was an awesome person. she changed a lot of people's lives. she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell disappeared after school three weeks ago today and her body was found the next morning. we met several other people who knew her well. one the mother of janell's ex- girlfriend. >> she feels bad about what happened because i believe if he was there, i believe he would have made sure she got home. >> reporter: the other the father of the girl who walked home with janell every day except the day janell was kidnapped because she was home sick. >> i just hope they have the right individual. a detective came and interviewed my daughter and he sounded pretty certain this was the right guy. >> reporter: fairfield police came to the memorial but revealed no new details about the case. janell attended green valley middle school. her principal said her death scared their school. >> there really was the missing of janell and this could have happened to me. >> repor
as a place of life! >> pastors led prayers at allan witt park for jeanette conway allen. her body was found last friday. the community called for justice, as janelle's extended family continues to grieve. >> i would like to say it's relief, but it's too much. it's not. we're glad he's off the street. he should have never touched her to begin with. >> janelle's great aunt told us she did not know janelle had recently been placed in foster care. the girl disappeared last thursday in between school and her foster home. >>> the solano county sheriff's department says the man arrested in the case is 32-year- old anthony lamar jones. jones is facing four felony counts of murder, rape, kidnapping with the attempt to commit rape, and lewd a lascivious acts with a minor. the fbi and fairfield police spent yesterday hauling evidence from a house believed to belong to jones. police say they have evidence tying jones to janelle's death, but won't give out specifics. jones was arrested yesterday morning in fairfield near where a surveillance camera captured a picture of janelle on the day she was report
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